Salad Turnip + Asparagus with Honey Ricotta – Big Cove Foods

Salad Turnip + Asparagus with Honey Ricotta

“I am NOT turning on the stove.” Something said about 4 times this week in our house. A refreshing, raw veggie salad is the perfect answer.

Now the end result is sans red radishes from our friends at Small Holding Farms (expect a reorder guys), as this very bowl below did not make it to the end process, may she rest in peace. Luckily we had enough salad turnip from Streamside Farms and asparagus left over, so the show must go on and it did. Refreshingly well! If you don’t have any herbs somewhere hiding in your garden, your local producers have tons! Herbs are great to have around; throw a little here, throw a little there.

Asparagus season is the best, and only time in our opinion, to eat asparagus raw. It’s crunchy, refreshing and adapts well to so many flavours. Who knows how long we have until they’re gone for the year, so we scooped some up at our local Stirling’s Fruit Farms.

Our ‘Mary’ blend was our spice of choice; all that herbaceous-ness mixed with some honey from our honey guru’s at Sunny Cove Honey. But I would easily sub her out for either Egyptian Summer or even Taco Enhancer! Our blends can be so interchangeable!

The technique used here to treat the green onions is something we’ve learned from ‘Six Seasons’ by Joshua McFadden and have adapted into our salads ever since! It takes some of that bite away, leaving you with a crisp and refreshing addition to any salad.


Mary Had a Lot of Lamb

All-Natural / Gluten Free / Low Salt / No fillers / Clean, Inspiring Flavours

The Mary blend; It's the 'must have blend' in your pantry. Loaded with herbs, turmeric and sumac; its mission is to make you the winner in your kitchen.

And not just on lamb - Mary also had a lot of chicken, fish, potatoes, pork, beef, soup, breads; you name it! 

Use a little, or use a lot - and season with a little salt to taste.

Tip: It's herb heavy nature makes it an amazing component to a quick salad dressing; just add oil and lemon.


Must Tries:

Goat Cheese Bake
Air Fryer Potatoes

Let these flavours inspire you.

herbs and spices, sumac, sea salt, garlic, black pepper, sugar, red pepper flakes, onion powder

May Contain: Mustard, Sulphites, Sesame

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